Wallace Sears is an Alabama native who has been involved in the broadcasting and film industry for over 40 years.
A graduate of the University of Alabama with a BA in Mass Communications, he worked for eight years writing, reporting and anchoring newscasts at WSFA-TV, in Montgomery. His programs were among the top rated for viewers in the market.
For 16 years he worked with the Walt Disney Company in Lake Buena Vista, Florida writing for an animated film unit, and producing programming shown in the theme parks and on national television. He supervised editorial news photo coverage and worked with visiting photographers and writers for Time, Newsweek, Southern Living, Fortune, Forbes, National Geographic Traveler, and numerous newspapers, magazines and TV entities.
He was involved in the grand opening of Epcot Center, the (then named) Disney-MGM Studios, hotels and resort facilities. He also was a key manager in the events and activities surrounding the world premier of “Dick Tracy”, starring Warren Beatty, Madonna and Dustin Hoffman and the grand opening of EuroDisney (now Disneyland Paris).
In 1996 Wallace returned home to Alabama. Previously, Wallace was the Vice President of Creative Media and Marketing for Alabama Public Television winning six Regional Emmy Awards.
He is the owner of In the Family Productions, LLC, which currently has three projects under agreement including 2 documentaries and one scripted film.
Name: Wallace Sears
Lives in: Birmingham, Alabama
Company: In the Family Productions
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter